PST: LA/LA presents The U.S-Mexico Border: Place, imagination and possibility

With this fourth posting, I continue to inform our online readers of the unprecedented exhibition Pacific Standard Time: LALA/ that offers thematically linked exhibitions and programs in a four-month-long, region-wide exploration of Latin American and Latino Art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Have a look at the below summary of The U.S.-Mexico Border: Place, Imagination, and Possibility Since September 10, 2017 – January 7, 2018 at the Craft & Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) and stayed tuned.   

By Julia P. Herzberg

PST: LA/LA presents The U.S-Mexico Border: Place, imagination and possibility

Argentine artist Juan Carlos Romero passed away

Born in Avellaneda, south of the Greater Buenos Aires, Romero became involved in the plastic arts from an early age. With a political imprint, throughout his career he has sought to develop unconventional plastic art techniques, such as mail art and urban interventions to which he gave a special dedication.

Argentine artist Juan Carlos Romero passed away

Eduardo Carrera is the CAC – Quito new curator

The City Museums Foundation (FMC), with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Metropolitan District of Quito, conducted an open and public process to select the Coordinator of the Contemporary Art Center. The mentioned competition had the application of 130 postulants.

Eduardo Carrera is the CAC – Quito new curator

Geumhyung Jeong se presentará en la Colección Fortabat

From May 13th to June 7th 2017, BP.17 the Second Performance Biennale will take place. This year’s event includes 50 projects by more than 100 outstanding local and international artists. www.bp17.org 

Second Argentine Performance Biennale Announces its Complete Program

Tomás Saraceno presenta su primer exhibición individual en un museo de Argentina

The Museum of Modern Art in Buenos Aires presents Tomás Saraceno: Cómo atrapar el universo en una telaraña, the first individual exhibition in an Argentinian museum by Tomás Saraceno (born in 1973 in San Miguel de Tucumán and resident in Berlin), which can be Visit until next August 27. In Av. San Juan 350.

Tomás Saraceno presenta su primer exhibición individual en un museo de Argentina

Antarctic Biennale: The first biennial of performed in Antarctica

With the presence of the Minister of Culture of Argentina, Pablo Avelluto, the press conference that crowned the expedition was celebrated in the Faena Art Center. Antarctic Biennale brought together artists, scientific and global thinkers from all over the world in a cultural expedition without precedence.

Antarctic Biennale: The first biennial of performed in Antarctica

Columbia University Previews Opening of the Lenfest Center for the Arts on its New Manhattanville Campus

Columbia University’s new Manhattanville campus will come to life this spring with the opening of its first two completed buildings, the Lenfest Center for the Arts and the Jerome L. Greene Science Center, both designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Columbia University Previews Opening of the Lenfest Center for the Arts on its New Manhattanville Campus

Teatralineados fluo vert, 2016. Plexigras, nylon, moteurs, ordinateur, interface electronique. 20x20x250cm. © Daniel Avena

The show Slow Motion features the most important outgrowths of the creative universe of an artist that invites the viewer to take a new look at the art of movement.

By Patricia Avena Navarro

Elias Crespín:Slow Motion. Maison de L'Amérique Latine, Paris

Open call for curators: The 2017 CPPC Travel Award

The Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) and Independent Curators International (ICI) announce The 2017 Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Travel Award for Central America and the Caribbean. 

Open call for curators: The 2017 CPPC Travel Award

Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation Announces 2017 Grant Recipients

The Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) in Miami has named the nine recipients of its 15th annual Grants & Commissions Program, including an achievement award to the post-conceptual artist Daniel Joseph Martinez.

Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation Announces 2017 Grant Recipients

XIX International Call for Young Artists by Luis Adelantado Valencia

With almost twenty years, XIX International Call for Young Artists organized by Luis Adelantado Valencia is one of the most important prize of Valencia. Last day of admissions: 19 April 2017

XIX International Call for Young Artists by Luis Adelantado Valencia

Waltercio Caldas’s first exhibition in the UK

Cecilia Brunson Projects announces  brasilian artist´s first exhibition in the UK, that will open on March 30, 2017 and will run until May 19. 

Waltercio Caldas’s first exhibition in the UK

MALBA presents Broken Time by General Idea

Broken Time is the first retrospective in Latin America of General Idea, a collective of Canadian artists formed in 1969 by AA Bronson

MALBA presents Broken Time by General Idea

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BAphoto 2016, La Rural

BAphoto 2016

BAphoto 2016

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Ruth Benzacar | BAphoto 2016

FLGallery presents Words are Wind by Raúl Cordero

Words are wind / Parole sono vento at the Federico Luger Gallery in Milan, is the first personal exhibition of the artist in Italy, and the fifth individual in Europe. It can be visited from 29 March to 25 May 2017

FLGallery presents Words are Wind by Raúl Cordero

The 9.99 Gallery presents Vulcanidad by Diana de Solares

The 9.99 Gallery presents Vulcanidad, an exhibition of the recent work by Diana de Solares, who, in an abstract and geometric language, presents artifacts, sculptures and paintings that, behind a formal vocabulary, enter into their own reflections on the World and the way we inhabit our spaces.

The 9.99 Gallery presents Vulcanidad by Diana de Solares

Pacific Standard Time LA/LA prepares to open in September 15, 2017

The following Press Announcement continues my first posting regarding this extraordinary exhibition Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. We will look at Performance Art, Education programs, Support for Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, and the list of the participating institutions. 

By Julia P. Herzberg

Pacific Standard Time LA/LA prepares to open in September 15, 2017

A goodbye to Alberto Sierra

The renowned Colombian artist died on March 19 after two weeks of hospitalization. This year was to prepare the commemoration of the 45 years of Galería de La Oficina.

A goodbye to Alberto Sierra

"Las dos Fridas", Frida Khalo. Pintura al oleo, 1939

Organized in Collaboration with the Secretaría de Cultura de México, México 1900–1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde Highlights New Narratives in Mexico’s Modern Art History and Marks First Exhibition at DMA Organized by Agustín Arteaga

50 Years of Mexican Modern Art at Dallas Museum of Art

Sofía Ímber passed away at the age of 92 years olds

The decisive participation of Sofía Imber in the development of the journalism, art criticism, and cultural institutions of Venezuela made her one of the most influential figures in the contemporary history of the country and Latin America. 

Sofía Ímber passed away at the age of 92 years olds

Jumex Museum presents Robert Ryman

From March 4 to April 30, 2017 the Jumex Museum will present an ontological exhibition that gathers six decades of transcendental paintings by Robert Ryman.

Jumex Museum presents Robert Ryman

Metropolitan Museum’s Director Resigns Under Pressure

Thomas P. Campbell resigned under pressure on Tuesday as the director and chief executive of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Metropolitan Museum’s Director Resigns Under Pressure

An open letter by Juan Garcia Mosqueda

An open letter by Juan Garcia Mosqueda

photo: Ministerio de Cultura de la Nación

Inés Katzenstein is curator and art critic. She directs the Artists Program of Torcuato Di Tella University, of which she is also the founder. She is the curator responsible for "Argentina Plataforma ARCO" in the fair ARCOMadrid 2017.

By Renato Fumero

Argentina ARCO platform: Interview with Inés Katzenstein

Esteban Lisa, Playing with Lines and Colors, November 7, 1955 Oil on paper 29 x 23 cm

Esteban Lisa: The Abstract Cabinet, open until 20 May, presents 37 works produced between 1930 and 1968 by the Spanish/Argentine artist Esteban Lisa, one of the pioneering figures in twentieth-century Latin American and Spanish abstract art.

Esteban Lisa at Museu Fundación Juan March

Jorge Macchi presents Perspectiva at CA2M in Spain

The anthological exhibition, presented by MALBA in 2016 and curated by Agustin Perez Rubio, is translated to Spain  and coincides with ARCOmadrid2017, where Argentine is the guest of honor.

Jorge Macchi presents Perspectiva at CA2M in Spain

Interview with Graciela Speranza "ARCOMadrid exhibits the natural display of a variety"

Graciela Speranza is a writer, teacher, essayist and art critic. At the ARCOMadrid Art Fair 2017, he coordinates the Art and Literature Day, with the participation of Alan Pauls, Fabio Kacero and Patricio Pron.

By Renato Fumero

Interview with Graciela Speranza "ARCOMadrid exhibits the natural display of a variety"

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA counts down to September 15, 2017 opening

More than 70 Southern California Cultural Institutions will Offer Thematically Linked Exhibitions and Programs in a Four-Month-Long.

By Julia P. Herzberg

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA counts down to September 15, 2017 opening

Jaime Gili: Guarimba at Cecilia Brunson Projects

Cecilia Brunson Projects presents Guarimba, a new exhibition by Jaime Gili from 17 February to 17 March 2017.

Jaime Gili: Guarimba at Cecilia Brunson Projects

Lunar Alphabet and Sentence. Exhibition view. Courtesy of the artist and the MoMA, New York

The visual artist, writer, and filmmaker spoke with Julia P. Herzberg for Arte al Día about his work process, his interest in photography and its boundaries.

By Julia P. Herzberg (Nueva York)

Leandro Katz in conversation with Julia P. Herzberg

Hirschl & Adler Modern presents Tempo by María Elena González

The first exhibition by the Cuban-born artist in Hirschl & Adler Modern gallery is open from February 9 to March 18, 2017.

Hirschl & Adler Modern presents Tempo by María Elena González

LESLEY DILL HEAD, 2003 cast, die-cut pigmented abaca paper letters with thread, stainless-steel shelf covered in tea stained muslin cloth, Edition of 25 6 x 7 x 3 1/2 in.  15.2 x 17.8 x 9 cm.

Feminist Feminine, an impressive display of women artists and converging cultures spanning from the 1960s and 70 to present day, opened at Nohra Haime Gallery              on Tuesday, January 24th.

Nohra Haime Gallery presents Feminist Feminine

ACT spring 2017 Monday Night Lecture Series

School of Architecture + Planning at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) presents ACT spring 2017 Monday Night Lecture Series: "Double Agents" with Jill Magid, Tania Bruguera, Pedro Reyes.

ACT spring 2017 Monday Night Lecture Series

Estancia FEMSA - Casa Luis Barragán presents DADA Zurich

The exhibition brings the most significant printed testimonies of Dadaism, one of the most influential avant-gardes of its time and with the greatest echo at the international level during the 20th century.

Estancia FEMSA - Casa Luis Barragán presents DADA Zurich

Escalera Estudios opens its doors

This Saturday 4 March will open Escalera Estudios, a new space of artistic productions that has 11 workshops and an exhibition room.

Escalera Estudios opens its doors

BAphoto announces its thirteenth edition

The fair will be held from September 06 to 10, 2017 at La Rural, Predio Ferial de Buenos Aires.

BAphoto announces its thirteenth edition

SFMOMA presents Stillness in Motion—Cloud Cities by Tomás Saraceno

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) presents the exhibition Stillness in Motion—Cloud Cities, by artist Tomás Saraceno, on view at the museum through May 21, 2017.

SFMOMA presents Stillness in Motion—Cloud Cities by Tomás Saraceno

ARCOmadrid prepares its new edition with Argentina as a guest country.

In collaboration of the Ministry of Culture of Argentina, the Embassy of Argentina in Spain and arteBA, the Fair will echo the booming Argentine art scene.

ARCOmadrid prepares its new edition with Argentina as a guest country.

Fondation Cartier presents its 2017 program

Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain presents its 2017 program with an exceptional exhibition  dedicated to photography’s relationship to the automobile, from 1900 to 2017. Before, its clousure for renovations.

Fondation Cartier presents its 2017 program

Undo List, the new exhibition by Mateo López

The Drawing Center presents Mateo López: Undo List, a multidisciplinary installation that will be the Colombian artist’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States and that will feature works on paper, sculpture, performance, and projected film.

Undo List, the new exhibition by Mateo López

Florencia Levy prepares a video-instalation Project based on her international residences

The artist was awarded a grant from the FNA Grant 2017 to work on a video project installation that is based on interviews with people and their memories of specific public buildings in Buenos Aires.

Florencia Levy prepares a video-instalation Project based on her international residences

ArtCenter/South Florida to Partner with BHQFU to Provide Arts Education

Miami’s ArtCenter/South Florida and Bruce High Quality Foundation University have announced the launch of MFU: Miami, a new fellowship program that will offer alternative education initiatives.

ArtCenter/South Florida to Partner with BHQFU to Provide Arts Education

Marcia Schvartz: Eye. Fortabat Art Collection, Buenos Aires

The exhibition by Argentine artist Marcia Schvatz can be visited at Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat Art Collection until January 2017

By Alejo Ponce de León

Marcia Schvartz: Eye. Fortabat Art Collection, Buenos Aires

Artist Immigrants of Washington: The Looking Glass
By Adriana Herrera

Artist Immigrants of Washington: The Looking Glass